Document Type

Report

Department/Program

Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Publication Date

12-2020

Abstract

Introduction Davis Creek is located in Mathews County, Virginia (Figure 1) and empties into Mobjack Bay, a small bay in the lower Chesapeake Bay. The creek has a narrow mouth that splits into three prongs (Figure 2). The eastern prong is shortest at 2,200 ft from the mouth, and the western prong is the longest extending about 3,000 ft from the mouth. The Marina on Davis Creek occurs on this prong. Land use adjacent to the creek is mostly residential with some agriculture and wooded properties. The headwaters do not have extensive marsh. Instead the creek terminates soon after the channel narrows at the headwaters. Davis Creek has historically been the location of an active working waterfront. (...)

DOI

https://doi.org/10.25773/bxng-6615

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